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Hi, am 27 male, i had tightened foreskin, i tried exercise with pushing & pulling the foreskin with soap water, now am little better with my loosened foreskin, but my glans are so sensitive, i cant even touch my glans, different pain feeling when touching my glans with my finger, am i normal?, will it be uncomfortable when intercourse? what i have to do, pl reply.,.,., thanks.,,..


It's impossible to determine from here if there might be a local infection such as balanitis which may be causing the increased sensitivity.  Or it could normal as this area is often hypersensitive.  I suggest you contact your personal physician or consult a urologist.


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Stephen W. Leslie, MD


Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.


Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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